[ECOS] ecos + lwip

Simon Kallweit simon.kallweit@intefo.ch
Tue Sep 1 12:38:00 GMT 2009

Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Simon Kallweit<simon.kallweit@intefo.ch> wrote:
>> Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
>> This looks fine so far. I have not used the netif API myself, so I don't
>> know if there were changes between the old and the new version. But I bet
>> there are, as there was lots of work between 1.1.1 and 1.3.1.
> I'm not particularly inclined to using the netif API.
> If I can get the IP address of my interface "et0" by any other means then thats
> fine too, as I'm only using it to retrieve the static IP assigned to
> my interface.
> Is there any other way achieve this?
>> Can you please show us the code you are trying to use with the netif API?
>> Maybe we should also add a netif API test to the lwip package.
> Sure. It's simply a call to netif_find().
> <snip>
> struct netif *local = NULL;
> local = netif_find("et0");
> ...
> </snip>
> I'm getting "local" as NULL. Also enabling netif debugs show this:
> netif_find: didn't find et

Well, I had a quick look at the source of netif_add() and netif_find() 
and I can't really see what could potentially go wrong here. Are you 
sure that your et0 netif is properly initialized? Did you start from the 
lwip_eth_sequential template?


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